D-backs pull out 4-1 win over Astros

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

PHONEIX, Arizona (AP) -- Bronson Arroyo pitched seven strong innings, Aaron Hill had two late RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Tuesday.

Arroyo (6-4) matched Houston starter Brad Peacock through seven innings before the Diamondbacks scored two runs off Josh Fields (1-4) in the seventh.

Hill hit a sacrifice fly in the inning and Cody Ross knocked him in with a double to right-center after an error by Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar. Hill added a run-scoring double in the eighth inning to put Arizona up 4-1.

Paul Goldschmidt also homered and Addison Reed worked a perfect ninth for his 16th save. Arizona has won six of eight.

Jon Singleton had three hits for the Astros.


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